STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,722 this week

William Broyles Jr.


William Broyles Jr. was born on October 8, 1944 in Harris County, Texas, USA as William Dodson Broyles Jr. He is known for his work on Apollo 13 (1995), Cast Away (2000) and Planet of the Apes (2001). He is married to Andrea Bettina Berndt. They have three children. He was previously married to Linda Purl and Sybil Ann Newman. See full bio »

Mireille Enos' Favorite Show Is Personal

The "Good Omens" star shares why her husband's show is her favorite way to escape.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 people
created 09 May 2015
 
a list of 121 people
created 08 Oct 2015
 
a list of 54 people
created 06 Mar 2015
 
a list of 21 people
created 19 Oct 2014
 
a list of 11 people
created 19 Aug 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of William Broyles Jr.'s work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Apollo 13 Writer
(1995)
Cast Away Writer
(2000)
(2001)
(2006)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (15 credits)
  Seveneves (screenplay) (announced)
  The Lifeboat (screenplay) (announced)
  Six (TV Series) (created by - 18 episodes, 2017 - 2018) (written by - 2 episodes, 2017)
- Danger Close (2018) ... (creator - as William Broyles)
- The Reckoning (2018) ... (creator - as William Broyles)
- Scorpions in a Bottle (2018) ... (creator - as William Broyles)
- FUBAR (2018) ... (creator - as William Broyles)
- Indian Country (2018) ... (creator - as William Broyles)
 2006 Flags of our Fathers (screenplay)
 2005 Jarhead (screenplay - as William D. Broyles Jr.)
 2004 The Polar Express (screenplay)
 2002 Unfaithful (screenplay)
 2001 Planet of the Apes (screenplay)
 2000 Cast Away (written by)
 1999 Entrapment (screenplay - as William Broyles)
 1995/I Apollo 13 (screenplay)
 1993 J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... (teleplay)
 1991 Before the Storm (TV Movie) (creator)
 1991 Under Cover (TV Movie) (written by)
  China Beach (TV Series) (creator - 61 episodes, 1988 - 1991) (writer - 2 episodes, 1988) (written by - 1 episode, 1988) (story - 1 episode, 1988) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1988)
- Hello Goodbye (1991) ... (creator)
- Through and Through (1991) ... (creator)
- Rewind (1991) ... (creator)
- Quest (1991) ... (creator)
- The Always Goodbye (1991) ... (creator)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (7 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Article: "Of Lust And Arms", "Playboy" (USA), June 1993, p.94-96+172-173.

Alternate Names:

William D. Broyles Jr. | William Broyles
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Wrote a screenplay adaptation of the WWII novel "Earth, Wings and Fire" for Cruise/ Wagner Productions. See more »

Trademark:

A character in his screenplay is technologically dependent but is cast into a situation where he must rely on his instincts and intuition, rather than his technical know-how (Cast Away (2000), Apollo 13 (1995), Planet of the Apes (2001)). This is based on his experience as a Marine infantry lieutenant in Vietnam.

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed